Danaher Corporation Operations Supervisor in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Danaher Company Description
X-Rite is the global leader in color measurement and color management, offering hardware, software and services for measuring, formulating and matching color. The company serves a range of industries, including automotive, paints, plastics, textiles, printing, packaging, photography, graphic design, video, and medical. X-Rite serves customers worldwide from its offices in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

Description
X-Rite, known as one of “West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” is seeking anOperations Supervisorto join our team in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This individual will directly supervise the area team leads and 25 – 30 operations associates. Additionally, this position will be responsible for setting the vision with the Focus Factory Manager to meet or exceed SQDIP targets.

Essential Job Functions:

• Manage production operations & support the Team Leads execution of staffing plans; Designate and communicate personnel assignments to optimize resource utilization to achieve schedule commitments and assure delivery dates and customer demands are met • Lead daily Instruments SQDIP (daily management) stand-up meeting • Ensure a safe, ergonomic & clean work environment through use of the Danaher Business Systems (DBS) tools; Conduct regular safety & 5S audits and ensure appropriate corrective action is taken including follow-up investigations for all safety • Oversee & actively participate in the use of “lean manufacturing tools” to support continuous improvement throughout Kaizen efforts; Develop kaizen roadmap and lead kaizens to achieve SQDIP metrics. • Lead cultural change that impacts employee engagement and drives results in Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, Productivity and Associate Engagement within the Fabrication Focus Factory. • Lead Associate Engagement feedback sessions, develop & implement improvement plans • Interface as necessary with other departments and individuals to ensure open communications for resolution of operational needs • Ensure quality products are produced by improving manufacturing processes through training & education • Ensure area maintains ISO “ready” compliance for all operations, methods, tooling, processes, work instructions, test equipment and training • Utilize appropriate tracking & measurement systems designated by the company in order to perform all personnel-related functions, including but not limited to; Performance Appraisals (develop team through growth and development actions), Associate Time Card System, SQDIP board maintenance and applicable countermeasure action, and adherence to Company Policies & Procedures. • Monitor day-to-day budget expense spending for achievement of business results • Ensure compliance for all Hazcom & OSHA regulations including necessary training • Other duties as assigned

Qualification
•A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Concentrations include; Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Engineering, or Business. •At least three (3) years’ of relevant and progressive operations experience including manufacturing operations preferably assembly environments with high mix low volume. Knowledge of a variety of operational excellence competencies including yet not limited to: Lean Manufacturing, Toyota Production System Tools: Visual Management, Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, Policy Deployment, One-piece Flow, 5S, Kaizen, Kanban, and Six Sigma. •Excellent communication (written and verbal) and presentation/facilitation skills •Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite • Strong interpersonal, leadership, problem-solving and decision making skills • Effective project management and problem solving skills • Demonstrated leadership skills with a practical, “roll-up your sleeves” style • Ability to multi-task, work independently and effectively with a team across multiple functions within operations • Ability to execute tasks with high attention to detail and ability to work in areas of high ambiguity • Ability to effectively deliver results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and drive change • Effective at driving change and managing teams to achieve desired results • Ability to successfully lead, direct and support a team, in a matrix organization, from multiple disciplines and/or companies •Ability to perform the above mentioned essential job functions

Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years. At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Organization: X-Rite
Job Function: Manufacturing & Operations
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-MI-Grand Rapids
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: X-R000957